Vintage Amusements ~ Sunday 26th November 2017

Viewing: morning of sale from 10:00am
Sale Commences: 1:00 pm at the Elephant House (full address and map is on the contact page.)

Preliminary list of items for sale - subject to change and further lots to add.
Note: this early list of items is not presented in lot number order.
287 lots catalogued so far for this auction



Vintage Saw

Other - Bygones    

Qty 16mm Films

Sight & Sound - Films / Projectors etc.    

Very Rare French Glass PHARMACIE Sign
double sided in the shape of the pharmacy cross, original frame and hanging bracket, c.1920

Advertising & Shop - Glass Signs    

Worthington Best Bitter Advertising Clock
working order
Size approx: 9 inches (22.9 cm) Wide  by 14 inches (35.6 cm) High

Advertising & Shop - Breweriana     Advertising & Shop - Clocks    

Bush Advertising Clock
working order
Size approx: 11 inches (27.9 cm) Wide  by 14 inches (35.6 cm) High

Advertising & Shop - Clocks    

Plummer Roddis Blue Flash Glass Tram Advertising Window
dated 1914, junction corner still survives in Southampton today

Advertising & Shop - Glass Signs    

1940's Watchmaker & Jeweller Clock
working order
Size approx: 14 inches (35.6 cm) Wide  by 14 inches (35.6 cm) High

Advertising & Shop - Clocks    

Senior Service Neon SIgn
rare 1940's/50s neon sign in original case, working order - lovely light blue shade
Size approx: 16 inches (40.6 cm) Wide  by 9 inches (22.9 cm) High  by 6.5 inches (16.5 cm) Deep

Advertising & Shop - Neon Signs    

Illuminated Theatre STALLS Sign
unusually large size, great condition and working order, removed from a London theatre

Advertising & Shop - Illuminated Signs     Stage & Screen - Cinema/Theatre Fittings    

Large Qty Fairground Cabochon Lights

Fairground - Lighting - Modern    

Large Qty Fairground Cabochon Lights

Fairground - Lighting - Modern    

Radar Bicycle Horn
new old stock in box

Toys - Other    

Painted Metal Air Brakes Warning SIgn, ex Carter's Fairground Lorry

Size approx: 11 inches (27.9 cm) Wide  by 9 inches (22.9 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Three Small Fairground Prize Signs
hand painted wooden signs
Size approx: 9 inches (22.9 cm) Wide  by 9 inches (22.9 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Two Small Fairground Signs - £1
hand painted metal signs, the largest -
Size approx: 9 inches (22.9 cm) Wide  by 9 inches (22.9 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Pair of Small Fairground Signs - 3 Shots 6D
hand painted metal signs
Size approx: 7 inches (17.8 cm) Wide  by 12 inches (30.5 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Small Fairground Sign - from Shooting Gallery
hand painted wooden sign
Size approx: 10.5 inches (26.7 cm) Wide  by 5 inches (12.7 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Small Fairground Sign - £1 / 40p
hand painted wooden sign, double sided
Size approx: 12 inches (30.5 cm) Wide  by 6 inches (15.2 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Small Fairground Sign - 3 Corks / 4 Corks
hand painted wooden sign, double sided
Size approx: 11 inches (27.9 cm) Wide  by 6.5 inches (16.5 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Small Fairground Sign - 3 White To Win
hand painted wooden sign
Size approx: 12 inches (30.5 cm) Wide  by 8 inches (20.3 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Small Fairground Sign - 3 White To Win
hand painted wooden sign
Size approx: 12 inches (30.5 cm) Wide  by 8 inches (20.3 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Small Fairground Sign - 3 Balls £1 / 3 Balls 80p
hand painted wooden sign, double sided
Size approx: 12 inches (30.5 cm) Wide  by 16 inches (40.6 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Small Fairground Sign - Prize Every Time
hand painted wooden sign, double sided
Size approx: 14 inches (35.6 cm) Wide  by 14 inches (35.6 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Small Fairground Sign - Prize Every Time
hand painted wooden sign, double sided
Size approx: 14 inches (35.6 cm) Wide  by 14 inches (35.6 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Small Fairground Sign - Bullseye
hand painted wooden sign
Size approx: 18 inches (45.7 cm) Wide  by 8 inches (20.3 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Small Fairground Sign - 5 Corks £1
hand painted wooden sign
Size approx: 10 inches (25.4 cm) Wide  by 20 inches (50.8 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Small Fairground Sign - Stick 3 Cards / Ring Over Bottle
hand painted wooden sign, double sided
Size approx: 16 inches (40.6 cm) Wide  by 18 inches (45.7 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Small Fairground Sign - 50p A Go
hand painted wooden sign, double sided
Size approx: 12 inches (30.5 cm) Wide  by 18 inches (45.7 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Small Fairground Sign - 50p A Go
hand painted wooden sign, double sided
Size approx: 12 inches (30.5 cm) Wide  by 18 inches (45.7 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Original Coca-Cola Ice Box on Legs
legs simply slot in and out for ease of transport
Size approx: 36 inches (91.4 cm) Wide  by 35 inches (88.9 cm) High  by 18 inches (45.7 cm) Deep

Americana - Coca-Cola    

Flashing Crossing Lights
working on 240v with long flex, original pole fittings on rear for mounting
Size approx: 8 inches (20.3 cm) Wide  by 26 inches (66 cm) High

Other - Lighting     Other - Road Signs    

Enamel Sign : Pub Food

Size approx: 23 inches (58.4 cm) Wide  by 23 inches (58.4 cm) High

Advertising & Shop - Breweriana     Advertising & Shop - Enamel Signs    

Enamel Sign : Servants' Agency
double sided
Size approx: 13.5 inches (34.3 cm) Wide  by 11 inches (27.9 cm) High

Advertising & Shop - Enamel Signs    

Rare Mills Liberty Bell One Arm Bandit
original Mills mechanism fully working on 5c play, with original Mills locks & keys

Coin Operated - by Mills     Coin Operated - One Arm Bandits    

Mills Hi-Top One Arm Bandit
working on old penny play

Coin Operated - by Mills     Coin Operated - One Arm Bandits    

1960s Chocolate Vending Machine
mechanism complete and working on 2 shilling vend, with locks and keys

Coin Operated - Vending Machines    

Giant Lifesize Hotdog Man Display Figure
originally from New York, shipped to Shanklin on the Isle of Wight in the 70s where it became a local landmark
Size approx: 34 inches (86.4 cm) Wide  by 72 inches (182.9 cm) High  by 30 inches (76.2 cm) Deep

Advertising & Shop - Display Figure     Other - Fibreglass Figures     Other - Giant Props    

Rare 1950's 7UP Framed Advertising Showcard
very rare poster in its original frame
Size approx: 37 inches (94 cm) Wide  by 24 inches (61 cm) High

Advertising & Shop - Showcards    

Esso Extra Motor Oil Poster
new old stock never displayed 1960s(?) poster, professionally framed
Size approx: 21 inches (53.3 cm) Wide  by 31 inches (78.7 cm) High

Advertising & Shop - Posters     Other - Automobilia    

Esso Extra Motor Oil Poster
new old stock never displayed 1960s(?) poster, professionally framed
Size approx: 41 inches (104.1 cm) Wide  by 13 inches (33 cm) High

Advertising & Shop - Posters     Other - Automobilia    

Gentlemen Enamel Sign from GWR Railway Station

Size approx: 36 inches (91.4 cm) Wide  by 12 inches (30.5 cm) High

Advertising & Shop - Enamel Signs     Other - Railwayana    

Chemist Painted Wooden Sign
double sided
Size approx: 30 inches (76.2 cm) Wide  by 8 inches (20.3 cm) High

Advertising & Shop - Other    

Kodak Colour Films Sold Here Painted Wooden Sign

Size approx: 30 inches (76.2 cm) Wide  by 18 inches (45.7 cm) High

Advertising & Shop - Other     Sight & Sound - Cameras    

Edwin Hall Fairground Panel
1940s, superb artwork by the famed fairground artist, designed to encourage the servicemen to spend their free time at the fair
Size approx: 50 inches (127 cm) Wide  by 51 inches (129.5 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (large)    

Edwin Hall Fairground Panel
1940s, superb artwork by the famed fairground artist, designed to encourage the servicemen to spend their free time at the fair
Size approx: 50 inches (127 cm) Wide  by 51 inches (129.5 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (large)    

L. S. Willis Family Butcher Shop Front Sign

Size approx: 64 inches (162.6 cm) Wide  by 20.5 inches (52.1 cm) High

Advertising & Shop - Shop Fronts    

King's Head Pub Sign
hand painted sign depicting Henry VIII
Size approx: 36 inches (91.4 cm) Wide  by 48 inches (121.9 cm) High

Advertising & Shop - Pub Signs    

4 x Sony Broadcast Quality Monitors & 2 x Monitor Control Units
monitors are model BVM-20G1E and control units BKM-10R. Very high quality from a TV production editing suite, expensive when new, could be put to use again or make a great retro looking prop

Other - Vintage Technology     Sight & Sound - Televisions    

Small Oak Barrel

Advertising & Shop - Breweriana    

Oliver Whales Giant 22 Cup Allwin - WWII Period
with unusual 'trophy' payout cups, in lovely condition working on old penny play with keys
Size approx: 23 inches (58.4 cm) Wide  by 30.5 inches (77.5 cm) High

Coin Operated - Allwins     Coin Operated - by Oliver Whales